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Old 01-14-2007, 08:52 AM   #4
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If you mean rasterizing a PDF in Photoshop and converting to CMYK there, then as a publisher who has to deal with the files I say NO! The quality loss is significant, typpe is rasterized... Bleah!

Rather, open the PDF in Acrobat, apply a CMYK profile to it, then re-distill.
Actually, I was thinking of the images, not the entire file (but didn’t say so). Rasterizing type is indeed disgusting.

But how good a job does Acrobat do at converting RGB images to CMYK? Are any corrections applied? What control does the user have? (Needless to say, I have never done such a thing.)

   
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